Megan Sorich, D.O.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Fractures in Older Adults
  • Prevention of Falls and Fractures


Megan M. Sorich, D.O., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in orthopaedic fractures in older adults; the prevention of falls and fractures; and nutrition impacting the healing of hip fractures.

Dr. Sorich earned her medical degree at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and received advanced training in shoulder and elbow surgery through a fellowship at the W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic.

She also completed a geriatric orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the University of Minnesota, a program focused solely on the orthopaedic and interdisciplinary care of the elderly and the only fellowship of its kind.

Board certified in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Sorich joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

She serves as the Geriatric Orthopaedic Educational Editor for the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and is a member of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, and the Texas Orthopaedic Association, among many other professional organizations.

She has delivered numerous presentations and published several academic articles.

Personal Note

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Dr. Sorich enjoys spending her free time reading, cooking, traveling, exploring different restaurants (as an amateur foodie), learning to be “Texan” (including learning how to two-step), spending time with her Great Dane, and practicing the art of glass blowing.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (2008-2012)
  • Residency - Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (2012-2017), Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship - The Carrell Clinical Dallas / WB Carrell Memorial Clinic (2017-2018), Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Fellowship - Regions Hospital (2018-2019), Geriatric Orthopedic Trauma
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • International Geriatric Fracture Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • AO Trauma North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  • American Osteopathic Association
Honors & Awards
  • Administrative Chief Resident 2016-2017, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Resident Scholarship 2016, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Alex Rand Arthroscopic Scholarship 2015
  • Student Doctor of the Year 2010, Pacific Northwest University
  • TOUCH Service Award 2010-2011, Pacific Northwest University

Clinical Focus

  • Orthopaedic Fractures in Older Adults
  • Prevention of Falls and Fractures
  • Nutrition Impacting Healing of Hip Fractures

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